Course Description

Course Name

Humans and Other Primates

Session: VLNF3423

Hours & Credits

10 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Assessment: unseen exam (2 hours) [50%], essay (2000 words) [50%]
Prerequisite(s): ANT020C159Y

This module provides a foundation in evolutionary anthropology through an understanding of primate biology and evolution. The major features of primates and the main groups of primates will be introduced. Major functional topics in primate biology and evolution will be covered, including human evolution. The syllabus provides the foundation for later modules in primate behaviour and palaeoanthropololgy at HE3.

*Course content subject to change